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state chair. and a light leader sheikh -- leadership group. then mr. edward hamberger. and ann schneider. i like to welcome all of the. we appreciate your patience. we have had some lively discussion today. there is a lot of interest in passenger rail service inner- city and high speed. we look forward to your contribution. if you have a lengthy statement that extends beyond five minutes, without objection it will all be considered as part of the record and included in the record. we welcome you. we will now begin and we will start with mitchell behm, the inspector general for rail maritime economic analysis at the department of transportation. >> mr. chairman, members of the committee, thank you for inviting me to testify in the implementation of the nation's high-speed intercity passenger rail program. since we raised concerns in 2010 about fra's ability to meet this challenge, we have seen them make no progress in implementing the program. it is only dispersed through 8% of the funds. due to challenges in completing component of the former as the holder agreements. my testimony will f
pregnancy. here she is, take a look, new video of a smiling kate middleton leaving the king edward vii hospital with her husband by her side, the royal couple's office says she will head to kensington pal -- palace for rest. she is less than 12 weeks pregnant. the couple is expecting their first child when morning sickness tends to be the worst in that early stage, first trimester. hopefully, better from here. >> she has that extra special morning sickness. >>> you saw fog this morning? >> i did. it wasn't major, just wanted to be safe. [ inaudible ] >>> going to be delightful weather, upper 50s and dropping into the lower 50s once we get past the lunch hour we won't have to worry about , clouds break up and we'll see sunshine this afternoon. 50s, don't worry about the wet weather other than mist in the air this morning. radar returns are staying offshore which means radar shooting up into the clouds and happens to be moisture in the clouds at 10,000 feet out there doesn't mean it is making it to the ground. i don't have any ground reports of rain or drizzle now just mist and mild temp
edward klein joined booktv at freedom fest to talk about his new york times best selling book "the amateur". he looks critically at president obama before and after he reached the white house. here is what he had to say. >> the book currently on your screen has spent several weeks on the new york times best-seller list, many weeks at number one. "the amateur" has been written by edward klein who is our guest, booktv on c-span2. where did you get a title for this book? >> guest: it came from a meeting bill clinton had in chapel:00, new york, north of new york city where he has a home. this was back in august of 2011. his wife, his daughter and a bunch of friends to meet with him because he had news. he had done a secret poll in 2011 and polls showed if hillary clinton would challenge barack obama for the democratic presidential nomination in 2012, he thought she could win. she was surprised by all this. she said what can i do? secretary of state, i have lunch with the man every thursday. what about loyalty? he said there is no such word as loyalty in politics. he went on to say the
wanted to talk to you, because i said i would really like to talk to chief edwards, because your town, like newtown, we are hearing the language that you don't expect it to happen, right n a community that people think of as safe in a space, and either religious space or elementary school where you feel safe, and what is your message to the people of newtown this morning dealing with such a similar circumstance? >> first of all the thoughts and players of everybody in the milwaukee area, and au -- oak creek, because i cannot imagine what they are seeing and going through with the loss of the children. but it is one of the things that the community in which you live in and feel safe, and it is a nice community, and very similar community to ours as far size and population, and everything is similar. when something happens in an area that everybody deems is a safe area, whether it is a school or a temple, it is shocking. and it all depends upon the communi community. the community has to get together for support. the grieving process is a different issue, and a different component, and
is with the prince and some flowers with her husband by her side she was all smiles leaving the king edward vii hospital. the royal couple's office says she is headed to kensington palace where she will rest. >>> silicon valley's john mcafee is under arrest in guatemala. the founder of the santa clara software company mcafee was taken into custody yesterday accused of entering guatemala illegally. he is a person of interest in the murder of his neighbor in belize. he had been this hiding but this week, surfaced in guatemala to seek asylum. mcafee contends he is a victim of a government conspiracy in belize. >> i had to leave but the story has to get out. i have documentation that proves the intense corruption at all levels of the parisian government now that i'm in a safe place i can speak freely. >> a lot more to this story. mcafee may face deportation back to belize. >>> coming up, why the nap nanny maker is being sued. >> the high level phone call that could signal progress. >> first police move in to take down a suspect but his family has other ideas. the bizarre bust coming up after the br
is costing $1 billion a day. >>> edward glen hayden, managing director and head of global interest rates at morgan stanley, pictured here during his days at goldman sachs is being investigated by commodities and futures regulators. according to "the new york times," the question is whether hayden's trading manipulated the price of treasury futures while he was back at goldman in 2008. >>> news corp. announced the ceo of its uk newspaper operations who took the reins in july of last year is stepping down. >>> swiss banking giant ubs is reportedly close to reaching a $450 million settlement with u.s. and british authorities over an interest rate-rigging scandal that rocked the banking world this year. and on the deal front, delta airlines is said to be in talks for a 49% stake in british carrier virgin atlantic. >>> finally, check this out. the massive toys "r" us store in times square opened sunday morning. it's not going to close again until christmas eve night which means that the store will be open for a marathon of 543 consecutive straight hours. >>> coming up next, a pig causes a thr
? good morning, king edward vii hospital. >> hello there. can i speak to kate, please? >> reporter: a royal crank call to the bedside of a princess. >> kate, my darling, are you there? >> good morning, ma'am, this is the nurse speaking. how may i help you? >> hello, i'm just after my granddaughter, kate. i want to see how her little tummy bug is going. >> reporter: an australian deejay impersonating her royal highness. >> when is a good time to come visit her? cause i'm the queen, so i need a lift down there. >> i would suggest any time after 9:00 would be suitable. >> reporter: that well-intentioned nurse is in good company. in the past, other deejays have managed to prank call the queen herself, and even pope john paul. a miami dj once got through trophy dell castro. >> fidel? >> si. >> reporter: during the 2008 campaign, sarah palin got caught out by a canadian prankster impersonating the french president. >> one of my favorite activities is to hunt, too. >> oh, very good. we should go hunting together. >> reporter: in that case, as in this one, it begs the question -- was she j
sympathy for diann edwards of red lion, pennsylvania. she plays games on her laptop eight hours a day. >> it just gets addicting. i don't know why. what am i doing spending all this time playing a game? >> reporter: she spends $200 a month on her farmville habit. she can't help it. she's hooked. dr. timothy fong of ucla says he sees patients just like her every day. >> the average age of our patient is about 40. we've seen housewives, we've seen doctors, we've seen lawyers. the stereotype of the video game addict is a teenage kid in his underwear. that's not what's happening out there. >> reporter: the american psychological association has so far declined to recognize video game addiction as a diagnosis. but the apa lists video game psychologist as a hot career, because the gaming industry is highing psychologists as consultants to make their games more inticing. ariella leher, a trained psychologist designs games for middle aged women. >> our most popular title is called "murder she wrote." >> reporter: the content romance and mystery. but the psychology pure las vegas. >> i think t
with referrals. >> valerie edwards from sitka, alaska. >> it's also why it organizes so-called telepain conferences in which the center's experts provide advice to physicians. >> a 33-year-old woman with joint pain, and you have got questions about, i think, diagnosis and some treatment strategies. >> many of whom are practicing in remote location. >> her primary concern is just severe joint pain. >> yesterday we had 50 dial-ins all over the country from sitka, alaska, all the way to rochester, new york. >> does she actually have swelling that you can see in her hands? >> one of the biggest fears about the new law is that doctors, unhappy with its requirements, will stop accepting or treating legitimate pain patients, that those with chronic conditions will be left without the care and the medications they need. >> life starts to lose some of its meaning when you're in chronic pain. >> i have seen her curled up in the fetal position for hours, even crying at times. >> in tacoma, washington, christie and burt goler, husband and wife, are both in pain, his caused by multiple sclerosis. >>
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for diane edward of red lion, pennsylvania. she plays farmville on her laptop up to eight hours a day. >> it is addicting, i don't know why, i am 51, what am i doing here playing a farmville game. >> reporter: spend $200 a month on her farmville habit. she can't help it she is hooked. this doctor says he sees patients just look her every day. >> the average age of our patients is 40. we have seen housewives, we have seen doctor we, have seen lawyers. the stereotype of the "video game addict" is a teenage kidden his underwear. that's not what is happening out there. >> reporter: the american psychological association declined to recognize it as a diagnosis, but video game psychologist as a hot career because the gaming industry is hiring psychologists as consultants to make their games more enticing. ariella layer, designs games for middle-aged women. >> our most popular title is murder she wrote. >> reporter: content, romance and mystery the psychology las vegas. for instance, intermitent reward. >> the reward, money and cash drawer, don't come every single time. we learned this with
be obligated. >>> some bravo now to a chicken restaurant manager in kansas city. edward turner was on duty when three would-be robbers came into his store sunday night. one pulled a gun and demanded some cash. turner grabbed the gun and the suspects beat a hasty retreat. turner said he's just glad the gun is off the streets and could not be used in another robbery attempt. brave manager there. >>> severe weather, including a possible tornado, has damaged homes, mobile homes -- damaged dozens of mobile homes in central florida. the storm hit around dinnertime yesterday as tornado warnings popped up over the state. residents had what appeared to be a tornado touchdown for 30 seconds, ripped off roofs and smashed windows. >> could be more severe weather in central florida with wind gusts of 70 miles per hour. upstate new york and new england will start the day with rain, snow mix and seattle will see rain. >> temperatures in the upper midwest are rebounding from that extreme cold. minneapolis is warmer than usual at 36. denver is going to be near 60 after a weekend in the 20s. honolulu and miami a
for her recovery. she cheated death twice, surviving a deadly car accident this year. r. edwards has her story. >> 15-year-old christina, home with her family for the holidays after a frightening or deal. she said it's the support of family and others that have given her strength. >> people are sending cards, calling, e-mailing, saying that they're praying for me. that really helps. it's a big impact. >> christina and some friends had cut through the mall to catch a train home. she remembers seeing a man dressed in black wearing a mask and carrying what she thought was a paint ball gun. she said when she was shot, she felt a tremendous amount of pressure and pain. >> it's hard to capture that one moment when it happened. >> she and her best friend eventually made it outside to a parking lot filled with police. the first officer they encountered didn't believe christina had been shot, until her friend showed bull t officer bullet holes in her sweater. the family got to the mall before she was take ton the hospital. >> they said it was going to be okay. we'll get to the hospital and you're
in hospital. >> reporter: and the first public comment from the royal family. well-wishes from prince edward and his wife, sophie. >> it was great about the news. but keep sympathy with katherine. >> the duchess may have to rely on her family for the next few weeks, as william heads back to wales for a search and rescue rotation. william and kate were due to attend a military awards ceremony this weekend. but the palace now says only william will be going. >> lama, thanks. >>> let's get to josh with the frightening headline out of syria. >> new concerns as the u.s. may have to intervene in the bloody civil war in that country. this morning, we're learning that syrian dictator, bashar al assad's forces have done in recent days that's alarmed u.s. officials and prompted a stern warning from president obama. and abc's martha raddatz is here with the details this morning. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, josh. this morning, a u.s. official is confirming that over the weekend, the syrian military loaded elements of the deadly nerve gas, sarin, on to bombs on or near syrian airfiel
of morning sickness. mark phillips is outside king edwards vii hospital in london. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie. normally, a royal baby gets this kind of attention when it's born. this one only had to be conceived. the duchess did leave the hospital today after three days inside where she was treated for acute morning sickness. as she and prince william left, she was asked how she felt. she said much better, yelling across the street to reporters who have been gathered here in the cold for that period of time. the couple are heading back to their london residence at kensington palace, where the duchess will stay for a period of rest, we're told. it's very unlikely that we'll see her over the next few days, anyway. her weekend events have been canceled. we'll see how she's feeling next week before we see her out and about again. charlie an norah? >> mark phillips, thank you. >>> the grammy awards usually honor musical royalty, but young, up-and-coming artists dominated this year's nominations. they were announced last night du
for being on booktv. >> from the fourth annual boston book festival, a panel featuring author edward glaeser. it's about an hour, 15. >> good afternoon and thank you very much for coming to this auditorium today. let me introduce myself, i'm bob oakes from morning edition on wbur, boston's npr news station. [applause] thank you. thank you. i'm sure some of you are saying, wow, that's bob oakes? [laughter] i thought he was taller -- [laughter] i thought he was thinner, i thought he had more hair. [laughter] and, you know, the funny thing is that all those things were true last week. [laughter] let me thank all of you for coming here this afternoon and thank the boston book festival for having us. don't they do a nice job? isn't this a terrific eventsome. >> yes. [applause] >> let's also thank the plymouth rock foundation for sponsoring this particular session and say that without their generosity, it would be hard to put on events like this that add to the cultural life that we all enjoy in this great city. so so thanks to them. [applause] and in a way that's what we're here to talk about thi
in. officer edward norton said he didn't think twice before he jumped over the railing and saving her life. >> say what? that cop was a hero today. didn't even think twice about it. >> that is our job to show up when people call for help. if we don't help, no one is going to. everybody officer smart ton and the people were treated for hypothermia >>> calvin johnson has broken jerry rice's record for receiving yard. after last night's game against atlanta. he has 1,092 yards on the season with one game left to go. rice's record was 1080 yards. this is the seventh straight loss. they earn the number 1 seed in the playoffs >>> san francisco 49ers are looking to clinch the title tonight. they are coming off a big win overthe patriots. seahawks haven't lost. with the win the 49ers will get the win. seattle needs a win to clinch a wild card berth. >> the oakland raiders are facing the panthers. they finally broke a six game losing streak. they are 5-9 and have won three of the last four games. >>> "mornings on 2" end early to bring you fox nfl pregame show. then he we have a football double
capacity to keep america's economy moving as well. >> thank you. i yield to ms. edwards. >> thank you, mr. chairman, and thank you to our witnesses and also for your patience. as you can tell there's a lot of interest on this committee, even on an off day around high-speed rail. so thank you very much. secretary, some on this committee criticized the administration for higher speed rail. i wonder if you can tell us about some of the improvement writers would see as a result of investments that are investing in high-speed rail and not just high-speed rail, and why that would be important? >> well, as an engine in washington state since 1994, we have been working on an incremental approach to growing passenger rail service in our state. as we have additional round trips, additional speeds and additional reliability of service, we are fund our ridership growing year over year. when you think about the unique characteristics of different states, for us in oregon, the specific testing pacific northwest and the ipod quarter, the northwest corridor for us is linking between some pretty rural are
sickness. she was smiling when she left king edward hospital this morning with prince william by her side. she is heading to kensington l palace forry short rest period. >>> grammy nominations are out. kelly clarkson is out for two of the biggest awards, song of the year and record of the year for her hit "stronger." six artists tied for the most nominations with six a piece, kanye west, jay-z, frank ocean, mumford and sons, and the group fun. are you a big ocean fan? >> i'm a big frank ocean fan. hope he cleans up. that would be nice. >>> our team this morning, jim frederick is with us, international editor of "time" magazine. abby huntsman is back, the daughter of former governor john jon huntsman and host of huffpost live. roland martin host of "washington watch." and zoraida sambolin sticks around. let's talk about pot. how about that for a sharp turn? it became legal in washington eight hours ago. it's still illegal in the federal government's eyes. they had a celebration in front of the space needle. miguel marquez is joining us with an update on how that went last night. >> repor
care. king edward viirupt where the nurse worked has released a statement saying it was extremely foolish of your presenters to even consider trying to lie their way through to one of our patients, let alone actually make the call. they went on to call the actions of the australian radio station appalling. let's get more reaction from senior international correspondent matthew chance. >> a lot of sadness and a lot of anger being directed against the radio station in sydney, australia. and the two deejays who carried out this prank call to this hospital here in central london. and a lot of their social media places like facebook have had to be taken down because of the messages of abuse from around the world that have been posted on them. also, the ceo of the company that owns the radio station has issued a public statement as well expressing his regret and saturdayness and indicating he does not think that legally there were any laws broken by the two deejays. they have been suspended, though, and the show has been taken off the air until further notice. take a listen to what that
affiliate whdh has the story. >> reporter: cell phone video captures boston police officer edward norton taking the plunge. he jumped into the frigid fort point channel in a downpour to rescue a woman. >> she was in that water calling for help and i can swim. >> he didn't hesitate, ran down the steps, took off his belt and jumped in the water and swam over to get her. >> reporter: officer norton says the woman was drowning and he didn't think twice about diving in pool. >> one of the other officers had been given the life preserver from someone else. i think it came from the tea party museum so, that helped a lot. i was able to hold onto her with -- hold onto that while she was holding on to the life preserver while holding myself up with the raft that was out there. >> the life preserver around her and he swam to this floating device right here and just held on until the fire department came and then the divers jumped in the water after them. >> reporter: bystanders watched as a boat picked both of them up. >> i'll tell you what, that cop was a hero today. he didn't even think twice abo
will marry a cutout of robert pattinson's character edward cull cullen. the story has grown mockery but the student is doing it as a thesis project, as a commentary on the two sides of las vegas, the real and the fantasy. she is buying a cake, rented a chapel on the las vegas strip and even planned a bachelorette party. >>> the kept did i center honored luminarieluminaries. the president and first lady attended the evening hosted by caroline kennedy which featured tributes raininging from robert deniro to bonnie raitt. the president quipped about the lifetime achievement awards. >> we continue a tradition by honoring extraordinary people who have no business being on the same stage together. we've got dave letterman alongside one of the greatest ballerinas of all time. i don't think dave dances. i worked with the speechwriters, there's no smooth transition from ballet to led zeppelin. we are trying to work the stairway to heaven metaphor and it didn't work. of course these guys also redefined the rock 'n' roll lifestyle. we do not have video of this. there were some hotel rooms tras
at cuss finch is it, andrew? >> here we go. >> it's not the public defender's office, it's john edwards, and $100 million net worth. >> correct. so big payday for law firm and toyota deal. the big firm, of the winner, hagans berman. do you know them? >> no. >> seattle based law firm that serves as the lead council in the class action set to receive more than $300 million. not bad work if you can get it. >> how much? >> $300 million. taking a third. a little less than a third. >> -- magnetic business cards as the ambulance passes by. >> right. >> i would buy some stock in those today, right? for these guys. you wonder why texas is doing a little built better. because they have put in some rules in place. i'm sorry. >> no. >> you come from a lawyer. >> i do. but we -- my dad doesn't have magnetic business cards. we don't do ambulances. >> no, you were on the good side of things, wasn't he? >> most of the time. >> all right. not all the time? all right. yeah, you did have that sign, i forgot, from the smoker's litigation, where did that -- asbestos? where did that come from? >> the steinwa
bella and edward. it's a movie, people. grow up. >> this is a year of big movies. "lincoln" and all the rest. >> like "skyfall" will be the highest grossing james bond movie. >> les miserables. >> it came out. you missed it on christmas day. >> you're right. >> get to the movies. >> i'm so drunk in advance of new year's eve. >> let's talk about other hollywood relationships. >> yes. obviously -- kristen stewart and rob pattinson, and katie holmes and tom cruise broke up. >> a lot of people speculated that that might be, but the way it happened so quickly and then the way it was over. >> yeah, yeah. >> they almost cut the deal done within a night. >> she cut her ties, and she ran off to new york. she was -- she's on broadway already. >> yeah. >> but obviously people think having to do with scientology. they obviously it was a very public split. that was a major one. then chris brown and rihanna, that is just -- >> i'm over that one. >> the two of them, it's hard to really understand it. you know, they seem to be drawing back to each other. they keep -- >> she might be smart enough to
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